Definitions of swim

The word "swim" uses 4 letters: imsw.

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Scrabble US9
Scrabble UK9

v. i. - To be supported by water or other fluid; not to sink; to float; as, any substance will swim, whose specific gravity is less than that of the fluid in which it is immersed. 2

v. i. - To move progressively in water by means of strokes with the hands and feet, or the fins or the tail. 2

v. i. - To be overflowed or drenched. 2

v. i. - Fig.: To be as if borne or floating in a fluid. 2

v. i. - To be filled with swimming animals. 2

v. t. - To pass or move over or on by swimming; as, to swim a stream. 2

v. t. - To cause or compel to swim; to make to float; as, to swim a horse across a river. 2

v. t. - To immerse in water that the lighter parts may float; as, to swim wheat in order to select seed. 2

n. - The act of swimming; a gliding motion, like that of one swimming. 2

n. - The sound, or air bladder, of a fish. 2

n. - A part of a stream much frequented by fish. 2

v. i. - To be dizzy; to have an unsteady or reeling sensation; as, the head swims. 2

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Words formed by adding one letter

a - swami11

s - swims11

h - whims13

p - wimps14


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